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Case Reports in Transplantation
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 524279, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/524279
Case Report

Fatal Toxoplasma gondii Dissemination in a Heart Transplant Recipient: Description of a Case

1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Navarre, Avenida Pio XII, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
2Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1Y 4W7

Received 5 April 2012; Accepted 5 July 2012

Academic Editors: M. G. H. Betjes, C. Costa, J. Kaneko, F. Keller, and M. Klinger

Copyright © 2012 S. Mastrobuoni et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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